[TUHS] earliest Unix roff

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Wed Sep 18 04:15:40 AEST 2019


Christopher Browne <cbbrowne at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had the other reaction to this...
> I have been managing my web presence via DocBook SGML for a goodly long
> time.  It is, as mentioned upthread, pretty wordy what with all the verbose
> tagging.
> It would be worth something to be able to edit it in TeXinfo form, with the
> lesser amount of tagging required.  (And I'd kinda like to get off of
> DocBook/SGML one of these days as the toolset is clearly mouldering away
> pretty badly.)

Looks like pandoc will go from DocBook to Texinfo.

Me, I'd probably write a giant awk script to do the grunt work. :-)

> For sophisticated material, TeXinfo is of use, notwithstanding notions to
> make everything into brief man pages.

As I've been saying, I use it for books.

Good luck,


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